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Queensland netball fans of the Queensland Firebirds were cheered by reports that star player Caitlyn Nevins will be supplying her services to the team for the next two years. Nevins cited the modern coaching philosophy of Roselee Jencke and an environment that is conducive to winning as making the decision to remain with a the

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Nico Rosberg won the Singapore Grand Prix for his third win in a row, the 22nd of his career and his first in Singapore. He led from the pole to the flag in his Mercedes Racing Team powered F1 ride, passing his teammate Lewis Hamilton in the overall Formula One standings. The course used for

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There are a total of 750 jobs in Major League Baseball. That is 30 teams times 25 players per team. Most teams carry 12 or 13 pitchers. Using 12, that leaves just 390 jobs for catchers, infielders and outfielders. Obviously, supply far exceeds demand. It is therefore no small sense of accomplishment that Melbourne’s James

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If history repeats, this year’s AFL premiers could well be the Adelaide Crows. They last took the flag in 1998, when they finished the home and away season in the identical fifth position they found themselves in this year. They will be playing an ugly Swans side that put in a desultory performance in their

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“You can fool some of the people some of the time…” – Abraham Lincoln “There’s a sucker born every minute…” – P.T. Barnum “No one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public…” – H. L. Mencken “We have indeed been fooled, are complete suckers, and estimates of our intelligence will never be

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The month of August will offer a veritable embarrassment of riches for online punters who not only enjoy a good punt, but also prefer that those punts mean something in the grader scheme of things. For those of you who have yet to discover the comprehensive approach of one of Australia’s most popular online betting

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The Collingwood Magpies finished the 2016 AFL home and away season at the 12th position on the ladder with a record of nine wins against 13 losses, due mainly to a poor start in the first half of the season. The thing that they did do better at than any of the other 17 teams

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For the first time in her career, Angelique Kerber can hoist the trophy for winning the 2016 U.S. Open title for beating Karolina Pliskova 6 – 3, 4 – 6, 6 – 4. The match could easily have gone the other way. Tied at one set each, Kerber trailed 3 – 1 and was down

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By the time most of Australia has gotten out of bed and finished brekkie, the featured grouping of Jason Day, Patrick Reed and Dustin Johnson will either, have finished or be close to finishing their first rounds of the 2016 BMW Championship, the third tournament in the USPGA’s FedEx Cup Playoff series. Day remains atop

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Despite booting 74 goals this season, winning the Coleman Medal on three occasions and being named to the 2016 All-Australian team at centre half-forward, talent-saturated Sydney could not make room for Lance Franklin on the list of nominees for the Leigh Matthews Trophy. Instead, they turned in the names of Luke Parker, Josh Kennedy and

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